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CCL UK reaction to emissions reduction target

CCL UK welcomes our government’s recent commitment to cut carbon emissions by 68 percent by 2030.  This is a bold and achievable target, especially in the light of equivalent commitments by other industrialised nations. The climate emergency is becoming more urgent by the day and we hope to see yet bolder commitments, in future, from…

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UN secretary general says ‘put a price on carbon’

At Columbia University on the 2nd of December Antonio Guterres gave a hard hitting speech on The State of the Planet, and what nations have to do to avoid climate crisis, poverty and war. This included carbon pricing: Put global finance to work for climate The commitments to net zero emissions are sending a clear…

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Kids’ animation about carbon tax gets nearly 1 million views

Spreading the word about climate change and carbon taxes – with cartoons CCL member Zeeshan Hasan writes about creating successful cartoon for kids…about carbon tax In the beginning of 2016, I was living in Dhaka, Bangladesh. I had been reading books about climate change for a number of years and and had written articles about…

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Zero-C launches campaign

SIGN DECLARATION Most people in most countries now accept that climate change is real, dangerous and man-made. Most governments are signed up to the Paris agreement and even the most glaring exception to that is now returning to the fold. And our industries, too, are finally getting a sense of urgency and have plans to…

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Encouraging article on CF&D in The Guardian.

Today, the 5th January 2021, there is an article in The Guardian endorsing CF&D as the best way to tax carbon, promote decarbonisation and create a fairer post pandemic world! It will be interesting to see the reaction to this article, it may signal wider acceptance of the benefits of CF&D across the political spectrum.…

Net Zero

10 Point Plan for green recovery?

Ahead of the ratifying its Paris Agreement targets (NDCs – Nationally Determined Targets) on 12th December, the UK government have released its ’10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution’. Top of the list is power in the form of offshore wind, hydrogen and nuclear. Transport is highlighted through electric vehicles – and the headline-grabbing…

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CCL Devizes group meeting

The Flat, 46 Kingsbury Street, (entrance in Patten Alley, just off High Street, above Henry George Estate Agent) Marlborough – for the Devizes Constituency (Danny Kruger MP) Last Wednesday of the month, 8pm. Come and meet us to learn about the CCL policy to cut down greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change and how to…

National online meeting

Every third Tuesday of the month, 8pm, please email Louisa for a link to the meeting (Join at 7.30pm if you want an introduction to CCL or intro chat) Virtually meet other members of CCL across the UK. Gen up on the latest campaigns and news. Share your frustrations and successes. Looking forward to seeing…

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